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Telecoms, media and technology

Our sizeable TMT team, led by Nguyen Viet Ha, includes one of the most experienced groups of lawyers focusing on all types of network and platform, including fixed, mobile, satellite, VPN, NGN, terrestrial broadcasting, cable TV and the internet. 

We are leading the pack in the telecoms, media and technology offering in Vietnam, handling the full spectrum of IT and telecoms-related issues, advising both users and service providers in transactions and disputes.

Our lawyers live and breathe TMT and offer broad knowledge and insights into sector drivers which have been continuously developed through years of deep involvement in various telecoms projects in Vietnam. We deliver strategically and commercially focused legal advice to clients on:

  • telecoms
  • media
  • technology
  • outsourcing
  • satellites

The firm also has particular expertise in television and film space, advising clients on regulatory issues relating to the crossover of technology and entertainment.

Key contact on TMT offering is Nguyen Viet Ha, a skilled negotiator who is widely known for his unrivalled 23 years contractual and regulatory expertise in commercial outsourcing, procurement, telecoms and technology projects. Other key names include Nguyen Hong Hai and Le Lien Huong.

Clients include international telecoms carriers, satellite communications companies, major technology and telecoms companies, the financial services industry and major international energy companies.

Recent transactions

Our lawyers’ recent transactions include:

  • advising various international telecoms carriers in provide cross-border telecom and IT services (VPN, IP, MVNO etc.) into Vietnam and regions
  • advising in the equitisation and acquisition and merge of mobile telephone operators in Vietnam
  • advising on acquisition of the biggest pay TV network of Vietnam Television the dominant Pay TV operator in Vietnam
  • advising a foreign telecommunications operator in relation to the liquidation of its BCC with VNPT, including in relation to the provision of insurance upon termination, as well as related indemnity provisions
  • advising a leading international oil and gas company in relation to the ability to install a private telecom network in Vietnam for its oil and gas operations in Vietnam
  • advising a satellite communications company in relation to requirements for a landing license with respect to the provision of broadband media
  • acting for EVN’s telecom subsidiary on its restructuring and merging with Viettel
  • acting for an international mobile operator to obtain a facility base operation service to deploy a network in Vietnam with a total investment capital in excess of US$1 billion
  • advising a British telecommunications company on Vietnamese law with respect to terms of privacy, data processing and data retention